Spectacular Scandinavia

Join us on an incredible journey to a land of unparalleled beauty - Scandinavia. This fabulous adventure brings together Scandinavia's natural wonders, history and culture. In Denmark's bohemian capital city, discover why Copenhagen is dubbed the 'gastro capital of Scandinavia.' Discover the genuine Swedish tradition of glassblowing at Sweden's oldest operating glassworks factory. Learn about Stockholm on your choice of either a walking or panoramic tour. Dine at Fem Sma Hus, a 17th-century restaurant that captures the flavor of a bygone era. Travel through Sweden's picturesque countryside aboard an innovative high-speed train. Tour Oslo's remarkable Viking Ship Museum. Embark on one of the world's steepest train rides, the renowned Flam Railway, passing mighty waterfalls, towering mountains and amazing valleys. Enjoy countryside accommodations surrounded by vistas of breathtaking mountains and fjords. Experience Norway's breathtaking fjord region as you travel across the dramatic Sognefjord to the Briksdal Glacier. Embark on an exhilarating Geirangerfjord cruise. Meander through the streets of Bergen's ancient trading port founded in the 11th century. Scandinavia awaits - three countries, three cultures and endless scenery.

Details

Tour Operator
Collette
Offer
Offer valid through 9/30/2017
Duration
13 Days
DayDestinationDescription
Day 1CopenhagenOvernight Flight: Set out for Scandinavia, one of the world's most incredible regions.
Day 2CopenhagenCopenhagen, Denmark - Tour Begins: Your tour opens in the beautiful city of Copenhagen. Take some time to explore on your own and come to know this cosmopolitan capital, dubbed the 'gastro capital of Scandinavia.' Tonight, meet your fellow travelers at a welcome dinner.
Day 3CopenhagenCopenhagen: Join a local expert for an engaging city tour. View Denmark's center of Parliament, known as Christianborg; Amalienborg Palace, the residence of the Danish royal family; and the Royal Theater. You'll also see the Little Mermaid Statue, a 1913 sculpture honoring Hans Christian Andersen's famous fictional character. The afternoon is at leisure. Perhaps you'll join us for an optional excursion for lunch and a visit to Frederiksborg Castle; begin with lunch at a local restaurant featuring seasonally inspired cuisine before touring the castle, formerly the residence of the Danish royal family.
Day 4CopenhagenCopenhagen - Vaxjo, Sweden: Cross the famous Oresund Bridge into Sweden. Later, travel to Vaxjo - gateway to Sweden's famous 'glass kingdom,' home to the well-known brand Kosta Boda. Discover the genuine Swedish tradition of glassblowing at Sweden's oldest operating glassworks factory, established in 1742.
Day 5VaxjoVaxjo - Stockholm: Continue north to Sweden's capital city of Stockholm. En route, stop to explore the one-of-a-kind Vasa Ship Museum and learn about its shocking maiden voyage when it sank in one nautical mile. This ship, commissioned in the 1600s by King Vasa, was raised 334 years later from the bottom of the harbor. Perfectly preserved, it offers a rare glimpse into the amazing craftsmanship of the 17th century. This afternoon, it's your choice! Choose to explore the narrow streets of Gamle Stan (Old Town) during a guided walking tour with a stop at one of Sweden's sweetest traditions, a candy cane making factory, for a demonstration. Or you may choose to see the city on a panoramic city tour via coach viewing the Riddarholm Church, the Royal Palace and the Parliament, as well as a visit inside Stockholm's beautiful city hall. Tonight, enjoy dinner in the old town at Fem Sma Hus. This stunning restaurant, comprised of five connected timber-framed houses from the 17th century, captures the flavor of a bygone era.
Day 6StockholmStockholm: The day is yours to explore Stockholm at your leisure. Take some time to discover its strikingly colorful architecture and sample its innovative cuisine. Perhaps you will choose to join an optional excursion that immerses you in natural beauty on a privately guided tour of Stockholm's spectacular archipelago.
Day 7StockholmStockholm - High Speed Train - Oslo, Norway: All aboard! Sit back, relax and enjoy as you travel through Sweden's picturesque countryside aboard the innovative high-speed train. Cross the Norwegian border and arrive in Oslo, one of Europe's fastest-growing cities, nestled between the Oslofjord and forested hills. Norway's capital since 1814, Oslo is the center of Norwegian government and home to its royal family. You'll find a vibrant, cosmopolitan hub with an abundance of world-class museums, restaurants and art.
Day 8OsloOslo: A tour of Oslo begins at the remarkable Viking Ship Museum, home of three ancient Viking ships. Continue along Karl Johan Street and view the Royal Palace and city hall in quaint downtown Oslo. Next, visit Vigeland Park which holds the collection of statues and sculptures that comprise Gustav Vigeland's life's work. Later this afternoon, enjoy time to relax or explore independently.
Day 9OsloOslo - Flam: Depart Norway's capital and travel north to the majestic fjord region. Visit the Borgund Stave Church. This intricate structure, built in 1180, is dedicated to the Apostle Andrew. Arrive in the quaint village of Flam, nestled at the entrance to the stunning Aurlandsfjord. Embark on one of the world's steepest train rides - the renowned Flam Railway - to ascend 3,000 feet, passing mighty waterfalls, towering mountains and amazing valleys. Journey to the mountain plateau of Myrdal and cascade down to the fjord of Flam offering breathtaking views each way.
Day 10FlamFlam - Loen: This morning travel across the dramatic Sognefjord to the Briksdal Glacier, considered to be one of the most beautiful glaciers in Norway. Ascend the glacier in a traditional 'troll' car before arriving in stunning Loen for a relaxing stay in the heart of Norway's fjord region. Tonight, join the hotel's chef for an introduction to traditional Nordic cuisine prior to dinner.
Day 11LoenLoen - Geiranger - Fjord Cruise - Loen: Spend the day enchanted by the inspiring landscape of the fjord region of Norway. Journey to Geiranger, a UNESCO World Heritage site, and embark on an exhilarating Geirangerfjord cruise, taking in some of the most beautiful scenery in Norway along the way. Known as one of the most famous fjords in the world, Geirangerfjord is where you find Norway's mighty waterfalls: the Seven Sisters, the Bridal Veil and the Suitor. Homesteads are a continued presence on the steep sides of the mountains, where farms have been kept for centuries.
Day 12LoenLoen - Bergen: Take in Norway's most impressive landscapes en route to Bergen, known as the gateway to the fjords. Bergen was founded with Viking roots and today is known for its old-world charm and scenic landscape.
Day 13BergenBergen: Join your fellow travelers on a guided walking tour of Bergen. Walk along the historic and iconic harbor front, known as the Bryggen, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Enjoy the afternoon at leisure and reunite with your fellow passengers for an atmospheric farewell dinner to celebrate your Scandinavian memories.
Day 14BergenBergen - Tour Ends:
Dates/Pricing

Click Quote or call (800) 747-9093 to get additional information on your chosen travel date. Special offers or competitive pricing may be available!

DatePrice / DescriptionQuote
September 15, 2017$3,999.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
October 06, 2017$3,749.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
Lodging
Tivoli Hotel Copenhgen, Denmark
Fretheim Hotel Flam, Norway
Alexandra Hotel Loen, Norway
Hotel Bristol Oslo Oslo, Norway
First Hotel Marin Bergen, Norway
Union Hotel Geiranger, Norway
Scandic Grand Central Stockholm, Sweden
PM & Vanner Hotel Vaxjo, Sweden
Disclaimer
* NOTE:Tour prices are land only rates based on per person, double occupancy. Some dates may feature various changes in hotels, sightseeing and inclusions. Please confirm your specific itinerary at the time of booking. Government taxes and fees are additional. Land rates are guaranteed at time of deposit. Certain taxes and fees are to be paid upon exiting the country in local currencies.
Airfare is additional and is available through Collette Vacations.

Tours

  • Spectacular Scandinavia

    From $3,749.00 (USD)

    Join us on an incredible journey to a land of unparalleled beauty - Scandinavia. This fabulous adventure brings together Scandinavia's natural wonders, history and culture.

 
Online Agency Travel Websites